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Coping with body changes after pregnancy

Mum soothing crying newborn

Postpartum | | Elinor Harvey

If you can’t fit into your old clothes, your belly is still rounded and soft and your stretch marks make you want to cry. It’s normal that your body looks like you’ve just had a baby- because you have! However there are lots of ways that you can help yourself if you’re struggling with your body image.

Newborn routine

Mum checking on newborn in crib

Newborn | | Louise Broadbridge

Having a new baby is a major change to your everyday life and you may be wondering how quickly you can return to some sort of normal. Establishing a routine will help you and your little one to settle into your new lifestyle.

Breastfeeding positions

Mum breastfeeding baby in bed

Feeding | | Louise Broadbridge

Different positions can work well in different situations, so there’s no need to stick to one, although many mums will have a tried-and-tested favourite they use more than others. You can read more about breastfeeding positions in this article.

Coping with a lack of sleep

Dad lying on sofa with baby on chest

Wellbeing | | Elinor Harvey

Whether you’re a working parent, at home, or a bit of both, completing normal day to day activities can feel impossible with a lack of sleep. Our relationship expert shares her top tips on how to prevent the toll of tiredness effecting you and your partner's relationship.